Red house, blue senate: 5C students, professors react to ‘abnormal’ midterm elections

To understand the significance of the recent US midterm elections, TSL spoke with 5C students and faculty about their reactions.

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As money pours into California’s proposition campaigns, 5C students serve up the facts

With reproductive freedom, gambling, dialysis and greenhouse gasses among the seven propositions on California’s Nov. 8 midterm ballot, Claremont McKenna College’s Rose Institute of State and Local Government released a “Video Voter Guide” last month to help Californians understand what their vote means. 

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5C students, alumni participate in midterm election beyond voting

During her leave of absence this semester, Kaila Finn SC ’20 wrote campaign publications and did communications work for 22-year-old Will Haskell’s campaign for Connecticut State Senate. Her hard work paid off Nov. 6. Haskell won his election with 53.3 percent of the vote against a Republican incumbent who has

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Claremont students enthusiastic about voting, participating in midterm election

This midterm season, people across the country took to the polls to make their voices heard. At the Claremont Colleges, it was no different. Following on-campus voting at Edmunds Ballroom, various politics groups, like the 5C Democrats, Claremont Government Society, and Scripps Politics Association, held election watch parties. Claremont McKenna

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Top political consultants predict Democratic takeover in the House in November

Robert “Bob” M. Shrum, a political science professor at the University of Southern California, and Michael Ellis “Mike” Murphy, both highly regarded political consultants to the Democratic and Republican parties respectively, are no strangers to the tactics used by politicians today. Both discussed their predictions for the upcoming midterm election

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Opinion: In the upcoming midterms, vote against the Republican party

Since July 2016, the United States has investigated Russian interference in the presidential election. The investigation led by Robert Mueller has indicted 32 people, including those who were directly involved in the Trump campaign and many who were Russian nationals. Despite the justice that has been achieved, the investigation has

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